Point Localization: 1.5 cun of the posterior midline at the height of the 4th sacral foramen.
TCM Actions: Benefits the anus. Fixed Essence (Jing). Strengthens the lumbar and sacral region.
Indications: Itching and pain in the anus. Prolapsed rectum. Hemorrhoids. Pain and stiffness in the lumbar region and sciatica. Seminal emissions. Premature ejaculation. Leucorrhoea.
Target area: Lumbar. Sacrum.
Point Name and Meaning: Baihuanshu – White Ring Shu
Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.